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.c., at the vice presidential debate tonight, detrimentally incumbent joe biden faced off against paul ryan, the sex at, stakes were high, the strong performance of mitt romney changed the race, it is now wide open with just 25 days until the election, joe biden and paul ryan competed to take control of the narrative. >> this benghazi issue would be a tragedy in and of itself but unfortunately it is indicative of a broader problem and that's what we are watching on the tv screens is the unravelling of the obama foreign policy, we cannot allow iran to gain a nuclear weapons capability. now, let's take a look at where we have come from. when barack obama was elected, they had enough fissionable ferrill to make one bomb and now they have enough five, they are racing toward a nuclear weapon and four years closer to a nuclear weapons capability. >> war should always be the absolute last resort, these why these crippling sanctions with netanyahu says we should continue if not mistaken romney says we should continue, i may be mistaken, he changed his mind so often i could be wrong, but the fact of
what i mean. and so does romney. >> as vice-president joe biden and republican congress member paul ryan spar in kentucky, in their only vice-presidential debate, we break the sound barrier including two candidates shut out by the two men political parties. chicano writer luis rodriguez, the vice president to candidate of the justice party, and cheri honkala of the green party. >> there's a real crisis happening in this country. when corporations and the wealthy to pay someone to do child labor or slave wages, why would they pay the american worker a decent wage? >> and gang mentality, yet to think differently. do not think about revenge and this kind of stuff. guess who does more than anybody? our leaders, our government, the people who are supposed to run everything. >> first, the european union wins the nobel peace prize. we will speak with tariq ali, commentator and writer. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on our 100-city tour, broadcasting from albuquerque, new mexico. vice-president jo
and presence on the world stage. there's not only talking points in europe. joe biden and his republican rival paul ryan held their one and only debate from kentucky last night. >> we welcome vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan. >> the grizzled warrior and the young pretender, squaring up for a contest that would prove as entertaining as it was brutal. they began on libya and the attack on a consulate. >> it took the president two weeks to acknowledge that this was a terrorist attack. what we are watching on the tv screen is the unraveling of the obama foreign policy. >> with all due respect, what you just said is malarkey. >> he didn't make amends for his boss' -- on iran, he accused the republicans of loose talk. >> it was on the ascenden as i when we took office. it is now totally isolated. >> and he went where barack obama would not by referring to the secretly-filmed video where romney referred to the middle class as -- >> with respect to that quote, i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your knockout right way. >> he took tha
way he'll go. the record was set 52 years ago by colonel joe kit injer. two people have died trying to break his record. colonel kitten jer is now helping felix, giving him support. re-living every moment of the mission. >> felix's mother and other family members and friends have come to wish felix luck and watch with pride as he falls further and faster than anyone who has fallen before. >> incredible. more on that amazing attempt in about 30 minutes when we will speak to a man who in 1999 became the first to complete a non-stop balloon ride around the globe. before we take a break, a reminder of our top story on gmt. of course it's -- these are live pictures looking from outside the parliament. the first time angela merkel has been to greece. for a lot of people in greece, chancellor angela merkel is being blamed with the austerity package with which they are dealing with. she is being blamed for these protests. something like 7,000 police officers have been out in the streets of athens to make sure this trip goes as smoothly as they hope. so do stay with us. there's plenty more o
of growing inequality. i'm pleased to have joe stiglitz back at this table. welcome. >> nice to be here. >> rose: where do you think the american economy is today? and is it trending upwards? >> it's not really trending upward. i guess i would describe it as part of-- i call it a long slump, long malaise unless we do something. >> rose: right. >> you know there are two big gaps in our economy, relative to say 2007 before the crisis. one is real estate. real estate was the big sector, the bubble broke and now real-estate investment is half of what it was. no way that that is going to recover soon. the only good news is the houses were shodly constructed and it may be 5 or 10 years we'll have to reconstruct them. but any time soon we're not going to go back to that kind. >> rose: an too many people ended up with mortgage these couldn't afford. >> exactly. and that is part of the thing, the second part of the problem, consumption. before the crisis we were saving close to 0 out of our disposable income. that wasn't takenable. and didn't make long-term sense. but it sustained economy. now s
democratic presidential candidates john kerry, hillary clinton, john edwards, and joe biden, who squares off against another lawmaker who also voted yes, congressmember paul ryan, in today's rise presidential debate. and those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are in our 100-city tour, here in los alamos, new mexico. yes, we are broadcasting from los alamos, the birthplace of the atomic bomb. we are here at the historic fuller lodge, built in 1928 as a boarding school for boys. gore vidal was one of the better known students here. the school was taken over by the u.s. government in 1943 to house the scientist for the manhattan project. the secret military program based here that produced the first u.s. nuclear weapon. the work was led by the physicist j. robert oppenheimer. this is oppenheimer speaking shortly after the first bomb was tested in southern new mexico in 1945. >> i have been asked whether in the years to come in will be possible to kill 40 million american people in the 20 largest american towns b
scandal at penn state after it was revealed longtime head coach joe paterno and top school officials failed to alert police after hearing of the abuse. at his sentencing hearing tuesday, sandusky maintained his innocence in the case. outside the courtroom, pennsylvania prosecutor said sandusky deserves to spend the rest of his life behind bars. >> the victims' statements were a vivid reminder of the crimes that no reminder was needed. frankly, the defendant's behavior and statements today were consistent throughout the time covered by the trial, that is, he displayed narcissism, a lack of feeling for the pain caused to others in the unwillingness to accept responsibility. >> an air corporate executive as it did notice to employees warning them of job cuts to president obama be reelected. in a memo sent to 7000 workers, west it resort ceo rights -- before the letter, he was perhaps best known for building the largest private home in the united states. the nation magazine has released what is said to be one of the few known audio recordings of new york city police questioning of young
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